CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent. Dissecting my tweets with Talmudic meticulousness will result in wrong conclusions. RTs do not = endorsement.

A “major league asshole”

salon.com — At a Labor Day event in Naperville, Ill., Monday morning, apparently oblivious of the microphone just inches from his mouth, Gov. George W. Bush made a crude offhand remark about a reporter that those in the campaign of his rival, Vice President Al Gore, hope will take some of the shine off Bush's warm and sunny veneer.

Member of Greatest Generation Needs Help

jaketapper.tumblr.com — A military wife I know sends me this note: "I wanted to see if by chance you were aware of any resources to assist WWII veterans. "I have a friend who reached out to me, her grandfather is a 91 year old WWII vet."His brother also served in WWII and was KIA, shot down in the ocean.

Former CIA official takes aim at politicians

cnn.com — Politicians and policymakers from both parties come in for criticism, including Vice President Dick Cheney, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and the Obama White House officials who helped write the talking points on Benghazi.

Teen Beaten by Israeli Police Meets at WH As He Prepares to Return to Jerusalem

cnn.com — As the debate about excessive police force against unarmed civilians rages throughout the U.S., the Obama administration is involving itself again in the case of an American teen severely beaten by members of the police force of Israel, a U.S. ally with whom there already exist increased tension.

Obama again breaks promise on Armenian genocide

cnn.com — And it's also the seventh year in a row President Barack Obama has broken his promise to use the word "genocide" to describe the atrocity. It's a moral position taken by Pope Francis, actor George Clooney and even by the Kardashians.

A Speech I Gave Today

jaketapper.tumblr.com — I do some public speaking here and there, always for free to college or high school students, occasionally at veterans' events. CNN has fairly stringent rules about reporters speaking for money, as is appropriate, so until today I have never taken a fee for speaking.

FBI agent Testifies in Paula Broadwell Cyberstalking Case

cnn.com — The FBI special agent who brought the David Petraeus-Paula Broadwell cyberstalking case to the attention of law enforcement recently testified that the FBI handled the case under political pressure because of the 2012 presidential election, "marginalizing" and making crude insinuations about the victim in the case, Jill Kelley, whom they cast as "some femme fatale."

Did Boston terrorists get help building bombs?

cnn.com — The bombs themselves were built to kill, a complicated recipe of destruction that was available online but difficult to assemble. In a motion filed last May, federal prosecutors asserted that interviews with Dzhokar Tsarnaev "provided reason to believe that the Tsarnaevs had accomplices." READ: What's next for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?

Did Boston terrorists get help building bombs?

wdsu.com — It's the lingering mystery that haunts the FBI and others in law enforcement: Did the Tsarnaev brothers orchestrate the Boston terror attacks alone? The bombs themselves were built to kill, a complicated recipe of destruction that was available online but difficult to assemble.

Former Members of Bergdahl's Platoon Say Apparent Defense Makes No Sense

cnn.com — Bergdahl's lawyer is making the case that Bergdahl left his post on foot to report his unit for troubling behavior, but his fellow troops say the platoon was already scheduled to drive back to their Forward Operating Base, or FOB, just hours after his disappearance.
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May 29, 2015

RT @nsheizaf: Israeli delegation to #FIFA just claimed that a compromise has been reached & vote on suspending Israel won't take place

May 29, 2015

@fordvox lying to FBI agents about your actions I think can fairly be considered attempting to cover something up

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